This 12 page document contains graphic organizers and activities to use when teaching the following Texas Student Expectations:
2.5A - Use prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words (e.g., allow/disallow)
2.5B - Use context to determine the relevant meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple-meaning words.
2.5C - Identify and use common words that are opposite(antonyms) or similar (synonyms) in meaning.
2.9A - Describe similarities and differences in the plots and settings of several works by them same author.
2.9B - Describe main characters in works of fiction, including their traits, motivations, and feelings.
2.13A - Identify the topic and explain the author's purpose in writing the text.
2.14A - Identify the main idea in a text and distinguish it from the topic.
2.14B - Locate facts that are clearly stated in a text.
2.14C - Describe the order of events or ideas in a text.